Carnival -- Louisiana
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Mickey Gil was the long serving captain of gay Carnival krewe Petronius and the founder and captain of a second krewe, Satyricon. He moved to New Orleans in 1982, where he immediately became involved in the gay Carnival world. His collection consists of commissioned costume designs for Petronius and Satyricon Bal Masques. Some of these designs are more comprehensive than others, with the most complete records coming from his last years as captain of Satyricon, notably the years 2000, 2003, and...
Scope and Contents This collection reflects the experience of gay life and carnival culture in New Orleans from 1952 to 2001 through the photographic and material ephemera collection of Otto O. Stierle. The materials contained are regionally specific to New Orleans, Louisiana and the immediate metropolitan area. The collection contains photographs, pamphlets, and internal documents from the various gay carnival Krewes and balls which Stierle belonged and attended - specifically, Petronius, Knight d’Orleans,...